Adjunct Faculty- Legal Studies, Criminal Justice and Government
Massbay Community College
Location: United States,
Internal Number: req134
MassBay Community College seeks qualified part timeinstructors for the current and future semesters to teach courses in Law,Criminal Justice, Government, Paralegal Studies, and/or related fields. Ouradjunct instructors hold a master's degree in a related discipline or JurisDoctorate degree and have obtained appropriate certification and/or licensurewhere applicable.
The ideal candidatewill demonstrate a passion for teaching and promoting success among a diversestudent population. The candidate is expected to commit toexcellence in teaching and learning, collaboration and professionaldevelopment. Adjunct faculty are expectedto deliver course materials in a learner-centered environment conductive toengaging students in the learning process. The faculty member in this positioncommunicates consistently and effectively with students, faculty andadministrators, and responds to communications within a 24-hour period of time.The faculty is responsible for managing this course through timely grading ofassignments, providing substantial student feedback with assignments, andsubmission of clinical evaluations, attendance and grades.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
Prepare syllabi and develop curricula to address course/program requirements, and student learning outcomes to meet graduation competencies as appropriate;
Use appropriate assessment methods consistently and regularly to measure student understanding;
Maintain excellent communication with students, department, and division staff throughout the semester;
Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in teaching and learning;
Submit midterm and final grade reports, attendance records, early alerts, and other reports pertaining to assigned courses by required due dates;
Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Support MassBay's commitment to the Equity Agenda;
Collaborate with faculty, staff, and students on the College's strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
Support MassBay's commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality;
Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity and inclusion;
Engage with the Office of Diversity on issues related to under served student success;
Further the examination of pertinent practices that are culturally responsive and reflective of inclusive perspectives;
Engage in conversations with colleagues and students regarding best practices within the discipline or programmatic related to equity and inclusion.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.
All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.
Must have a Master's degree in related field;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Community College experience strongly preferred;
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body;
Demonstrated ability to use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies to promote and evaluate student learning;
Demonstrated ability to use information technology effectively;
Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status* *Absent a reasonable accommodation. Please emailHR@massbay.edu to request a reasonable accommodation.
Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
Experience working in a diverse environment;
Demonstrated commitment to working with under served students.
Salary: Effective September 1, 2022, $1,291 - $1,561 per credit
Position Type: DCE-Adjunct
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.
All MassBay Community College students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
Hiring is subject to state appropriation funding.
Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, firstname.lastname@example.org, (781) 239-3147, theMassachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community. Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college, offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts. MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.